USA's National Parks - Alaska & the Pacific Northwest (PDF Chapter)

USA's National Parks - Alaska & the Pacific Northwest (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Alaska & the Pacific Northwest chapter from Lonely Planet’s USA’s National Parks guidebook.

Lush rainforests and volcanic peaks are the hallmarks of the Pacific Northwest. Glacial snow-fields emerge from a sea of clouds, and stands of massive Douglas fir and red cedar serve as re-minders of what the continent’s forests must have once looked like.

  • see the moss-draped trees of the thick, wet Hoh Rain Forest
  • maps
  • cycle or bus Denali’s long and winding Park Rd
  • transport
  • hike among wildflower meadows by Mt Rainier
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Crater Lake National Park, Denali National Park, Gates of the Arctic & Kobuk Valley National Parks, Glacier Bay National Park, Katmai National Park, Ke-nai Fjords National Park, Lake Clark National Park, Mt Rainer National Park, North Cascades Na-tional Park, Olympic National Park and Wrangell-St Elias National Park.

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90 pages

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Whether you’re a keen hiker or a beginner, passionate about exploring national parks or perhaps visiting your first, these series will help you explore some of the world’s most spectacular areas of natural beauty.

  • Over 65 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout
  • Detailed information and guidance on a wealth of hikes and treks
  • Comprehensive planning tools and National Park driving tours
  • National Park activity guide, from canoeing and fishing to mountain biking
  • Special features on National Park history, geology, wildlife and conservation

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